Reply to post: Re: NAT

Sitting pretty in IPv4 land? Look, you're gonna have to talk to IPv6 at some stage



IPv6 supports NAT and Dynamic IP 100%, people telling you differently are spreading fake news.

Isn't that the point? I must confess I've not read up on IPv6 for a while now, but the impression I got last time I did the reading is that I'd have all my internal devices on the private range (terminology??) and then use NAT to translate the first 64bits (or whatever size subnet the ISP gives me) to the external range.

Then I'd have fixed internal IPs and bidirectional NAT would still allow everything to be externally addressable if I so desired as there's a one to one mapping with the last 64 bits.

Or has all this changed or I misunderstood?

Seemed like an elegant way of having a dynamic IP and publicly addressable stuff.

(Obvs there'd be a firewall in there too so you'd have to explicitly allow access, but still...)

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